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Rangers and Darvish face the Red Sox

Yu Darvish is the probable starting pitcher for the Texas Rangers on Friday night as they play host to the Boston Red Sox in marquee baseball betting action at the sportsbooks.

Darvish is 2-1 with a 2.87 ERA on the season, beating the Angels last time out by holding them to three runs on seven hits over 6 1-3 innings of work.

Clay Buchholz (2-2, 5.63 ERA) will be on the mound for the Red Sox on Friday night.

Boston Red Sox vs Texas Rangers Opening Odds and Betting Line

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Boston Red Sox before the first pitch in this match found them as 129-moneyline underdogs earlier today at BetDSI. They saw the over/under total of 8.5 earlier at BookMaker.

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Computer Prediction: Boston Red Sox vs Texas Rangers Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.3-3.6 win for the Red Sox on Friday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 4.3-3.6 result in favor of the Red Sox today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Boston Red Sox vs Texas Rangers Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Texas (18-17) will face the 17-17 Red Sox in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Boston injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 13-ranked Texas Rangers and the No. 12-rated Boston Red Sox in this matchup.

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How Boston Red Sox vs Texas Rangers Stats Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Texas Rangers and its No. 13-rated batting order, averaging 4.17 runs per nine innings, against the No. 15 lineup of the Boston Red Sox at 4.15 runs per outing.

Defensively, Boston features the No. 5-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.38 runs per game. Texas, meanwhile, comes in at No. 16 at home, scoring 4 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Red Sox were a 4-3 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Reds. That made winners of bettors who got Boston at -157 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. Boston looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Reds, a 4-3 final on Wednesday in support of Jake Peavy at Fenway Park.

The Rangers were a 5-0 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Rockies. That made winners of bettors who got Texas at -140 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors. Matt Harrison silenced the Rockies bats in a 5-0 victory last time out versus Colorado at Globe Life Park.

Boston Red Sox vs Texas Rangers Betting Odds Trends

Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 5 games
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Boston's last 15 games on the road
Texas is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
Texas is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas's last 6 games at home
Texas is 12-6 SU in its last 18 games when playing Boston

Next Betting Matchups

Boston at Texas, Saturday, May 10th